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Stories about FOKO from March, 2008

31 March 2008

FOKO Celebrates the UN

As Joan Rasafimaharo recently described on the FOKO project blog, a group of high school students belonging to the United Nations Club put together this video to celebrate the United...

26 March 2008

FOKO: engaging more and more new voices

FOKO Madagascar was full of activities this month. It went on to explore new voices from the high schools, introduced citizen media workshops in a city far from the busy...

14 March 2008

Five Minutes with Lova Rakotomalala

At We Media Miami I was able to sit and talk with Lova Rakotomalala, one of the coordinators of the FOKO Madagascar blog outreach program. We recorded this brief interview...

8 March 2008

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Poetry Jam

In celebration of International Women's Day, Rising Voices grantee and Nari Jibon founder, Kathryn Ward, came up with the idea of a friendly poetry competition among Rising Voices bloggers. Participants...

6 March 2008

FOKO: Bloggers bringing Madagascar in the spotlight

While the devastations of Hurricane Ivan were under reported in the international media, Malagasy bloggers from the Foko Blog Club filled the void using photos, videos and a map mashup....

2 March 2008

FOKO Bloggers Plant Trees in Madagascar

Following recent workshops on how to use Flickr and how to video-blog, the FOKO team in Madagascar has been active documenting the recent flooding from Cyclone Ivan and their recent...